Like HBO’s The Wire, starring imitation Yank Dominic “I’m British” West and double ‘ard Asgardian Idris “I’m also British” Elba? Then try these comics:
Criminal by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips: Noirish crime fiction. A must for fans of tight story telling and thrillers.
Sin City by Frank Miller: Brooding crime masterpiece which has spanned numerous collections and a live action movie.
Parker by Darwyn Cooke: Stylish and beautiful detective fiction with a hard boiled protagonist.
Vertigo Crime by Various: Series of done-in-one tales from Vertigo’s crime imprint.
Fell by Warren Ellis and Ben Templesmith, Blacksad by Juanjo Guarnido and Juan Dias Canales and Stumptown by Greg Rucka and Matthew Southworth.